Family Caregiver Alliance (caregiver.org) is hosting a webinar next Wednesday, 2/28, at 11am (CA time). The title is “Five tips for improving a difficult caregiving day.” Though the title is about caregiving generally, the description talks about dementia caregiving. Hopefully one of our volunteers can listen in and take notes. If you attend, please shre what you learned! Details are below.
Webinar Topic: Five Tips for Improving a Difficult Caregiving Day
When: Wednesday, February 28, 11 a.m. to 12 noon (PT)
Host: Family Caregiver Alliance (caregiver.org)
Cost: No Charge
Register here: register.gotowebinar.com/register/481692034697798145
Description: Caregiving can be a roller coaster: Some days you’re enjoying the ride and some days you’re holding on for dear life. It can be unpredictable and downright difficult! This webinar will provide you with five tips to help your day be a little less stressful. There will be an extended time for questions and answers about dementia caregiving — send your questions in with your registration!
* Review common changes experienced by a person living with dementia
* Discuss the effects of caregiving on caregiver health
* Learn five practical tips
Speaker: Lindsey Vajpeyi, BA, ADC/MC
Lindsey Vajpeyi has earned degrees in sociology and gender studies, holds an Activity Director Certification with a Specialization in Memory Care, has an Alzheimer’s Association essentiALZ® Plus Dementia Advanced Care Certification, and was previously a Certified Master Trainer for the Best Friends™ Approach to Alzheimer’s Care. She has experience in activities and wellness in long-term care, as well as in programs and services at a large non-profit. Lindsey’s entire career has been dedicated to working with persons living with dementia and their caregivers, with a focus on improving quality of life for all affected by dementia. Lindsey is currently the Director of Education and Outreach at Insight Memory Care Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
Questions? Contact Calvin Hu, Family Caregiver Alliance, [email protected], (415) 434-3388